Data story: India logs 268,833 new cases; positivity ratio rate to 16.7%

India on Saturday reported a net increase of 145,747 in active cases to take its count to 1,417,820. Indias share of global active cases now stands at 2.66 per cent (one in 38). The country is sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On Friday, it added 268,833 cases to take its total caseload to 36,850,962 from 36,582,129 an increase of 0.73%. And, with 402 new fatalities, its Covid-19 reached 485,752, or 1.32 per cent of total confirmed infections.


With 5,802,976 more Covid-19 vaccine doses being administered on Friday, Indias total count of vaccine shots so far reached 1,560,251,117. The count of recovered cases across India, meanwhile, reached 34,947,390 or 94.83 per cent of total caseload with 122,684 new cured cases being reported on Saturday.



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